Theodore's World: Al Sharpton: Time For FCC To Censor Limbaugh's Speech

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November 24, 2010

Al Sharpton: Time For FCC To Censor Limbaugh's Speech

Rev. Al Sharpton actually calling for the FCC to take action against stations that carry the Rush Limbaugh program, accusing Rush of having a show with a “race or gender bias format.” Laughably, at the same time, Sharpton says no one wants to block “free speech,” but wants Limbaugh to be shut down on the public airwaves. Specifically, he advocates the FCC pulling the licenses of stations that carry Limbaugh’s program. He believes the FCC should decide what to “permit” on air.

Here’s the transcript:

And part of what I think the FCC needs to do is give the guidelines of what is excusable and what is not. What is permit-able or permitted I should say and what is not because clearly you’re not trying to block free speech.

But, I think that for people to engage in programming shows that will use racial or gender bias as their format, we’ve got a right to say there are standards that the FCC can say that you cannot continue to have licenses to do that. You got to remember that those stations that Rush Limbaugh is on and others are regulated by FCC, granted by FCC. They go back to them to get wavers. They go back to them to get consolidation.

They have the right to set standards that does not impair your right to speak what you believe, but it does say that you are not going to be able to do that to offend groups of Americans based on their race their gender, their sexual status, none of that.

Wild Thing's comment.......

He is so jealous and hates Rush. Rush should sue this jerk for slander. sheesh

Keep up the great work ElRushbo. Tah dah!!

Posted by Wild Thing at November 24, 2010 05:45 AM


Yesterday Rush was calling on the IRS to investigate Shaprton and his organization for its questionable use of its tax exempt status. It seems the IRS has been looking into them and they owe back payroll taxes on employees.

Posted by: BobF at November 24, 2010 07:43 AM

Sharpton's dummer than a box of rocks. does he really think Rush's, format, theme, content are not check by the best attorneys in the country? Regarding Hate Speech ?

Now we got Nazis from both races Rockerfellor and this moron calling for Censorship. Welcome the the Soviet Union.

Posted by: Mark at November 24, 2010 08:59 AM

Al Sharpton calling anyone else a racist is like Nancy Pelosi calling anyone else ugly.

Posted by: TomR,armed in Texas at November 24, 2010 10:22 AM

Hey, it's not racist tyranny when left/libtards do it, apparently!

Posted by: Anonymous at November 24, 2010 02:52 PM

It seems tho Sharpton needs to remember how he is spuing racists remarks against white people. He gets on his pulpit and spues hatred against the white people all the time. He is so biased and should be investigated by the FCC himself!.

If it isn't for people, like Rush, we would not have a voice, nor know what is going on in the Dems's world of liberalism and socialism.

Go Rush, and get the work done.

Have you heard Ed Shultz & K. there's is hatred.

Posted by: B at November 24, 2010 05:34 PM

Bob, thanks for adding that. I am glad Rush said that.

Mark, they sure want that, total control. Good grief and they keep just getting away with saying these things and pushing their agenda. grrrrr

Tom, LOL hahahahaha good one.

Anonymous, oh that's right. haha I keep forgetting that double standard rule from the left.

Posted by: Wild Thing at November 25, 2010 03:40 AM

Have not heard one work from this guy about Charlie Rangle or Barbara Boxter.
Hammers the right exclusivly.
I honor his right to free speach yet Sharpton (like Obama) seem to want erosion of this right.
Read the constitution!

Posted by: Dave at November 25, 2010 11:44 AM